Title: Co-Founder & Partner
What are you know for professionally? A connector and coach who loves convening people around a common purpose to make visions become reality
Current Organization: Unstuck Minds
Past Organizations: Interaction Associates, Behringer Harvard, Pfizer, Target Corporation
Anna Marie Samson
Title: Vice President, Learning & Development
What are you know for professionally? An impact player that propels teams and organizations to realize their full potential
Current Organization: Nothing Bundt Cakes
Past Organizations: Wingstop, Celanese, FedEx Office, Hunt Consolidated, Flowserve, Korn Ferry
Carolyn is a seasoned Executive Coach and Executive Development Expert with over 30 years of business experience working in a variety of industries. Carolyn’s experience with managing the development of succession-planned executives at Fortune 100 companies, combined with her unique brand of warmth and straight talk, make her uniquely qualified as an executive coach for business leaders. Having held various leadership positions in the growing, fast-paced and challenging environments of Telecommunications and Retail, Carolyn has developed expertise in the various aspects of talent management including: succession planning; training and development; organizational culture; organizational development and employee communications.
She leads executives on a journey of self exploration to gain a better understanding of who they are as a leader and where they are headed. Equipped with this clarity, Carolyn serves as a trusted thought partner to help executives craft a personal leadership plan and an organizational people strategy to align the needs of the business with the strength of the leadership team to achieve sustainable business results.
Mia creates safe spaces that allow for an understanding of the connection between mental and emotional wellness and that of organizational wellness. She strives to create productive workspaces that invite human beings to be seen, heard, and valued so that people feel safe brining the best versions of themselves to the table.
Mia is a licensed professional counselor and holds certifications as a trainer for the Anti-Defamation League, Managing Implicit Bias for Law Enforcement, and Cooperative Parenting. She is a dispute mediation specialist.
Susannah Baldwin, Ph.D
Susannah is an executive and communications coach who combines her experience as a clinical psychologist with extensive corporate expertise to help clients hone the necessary skills to lead diverse teams in demanding environments.
Susannah is a master trainer in the area of communication skills. She and a team of associates deliver a variety of workshops on communication—including Present with Impact, Storytelling that Sells, Selling to Senior Leaders, and Women, Language, and Power. Susannah is an experienced public speaker, moderator, and weekly radio show host.
Jay G. Cone, Ph.D
Jay is an author and co-founder of Unstuck Minds. He has spent 35 years supporting leadership development and organizational change. Jay’s focus is on helping leaders and teams thrive under conditions of complexity and uncertainty. He has helped executive teams and thousands of organizational leaders liberate themselves from the thinking traps that limit, misdirect, isolate, and divide.
Jay served for five years as adjunct faculty for the Executive MBA program at The University of Texas at Dallas, where he taught Building Effective Teams. Before starting Unstuck Minds, he worked as a senior consultant for the Boston-based consulting and training firm, Interaction Associates. His most recent book, The Surprising Power of Not Knowing What to Do; Discovering creativity and compassion in time of chaos, is an Amazon bestseller.